Friday, March 5, 2010

Dangerous chemicals in mobile phones

I was going over at GreenPeace Asia's website and found this.  Incidentally, I'd like to consider this as a sequel to the eWaste post published a week ago.  I linked the presentation from GreenPeace's website for you to see which part or component of your phone is harmful to our environment and to ourselves.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

How to find the Best Broadband Service

If you got here through Google Search, you are probably looking for a broadband service will best fit you and your budget.  Or you are probably not happy with your present service and in-search for the best there is.
I don't have the answer really, But what I have are tips to help us find one.  The Best service will not always be the same, and are totally subjective.  Let me share my thoughts on this.  Share yours as comments.

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Fujitsu's Pocket Rocket

Fujitsu shipped the Lifebook UH900 to the United States late February this year.  Surprisingly, for its size, it's driven by a 2Ghz Intel Atom processor.  Picture on the left shows how its size compares to an external LG DVD read/writer.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Micro Four Thirds: Mobile beauty with a lens

Since, I have noticed that I am more drawn to objects that resemble a classic look.  Simple, sleek, and sharp-edged designs tend to portray an unantiquated look.  (image credit: When I decided to buy a point and shoot camera, I looked around ebay to get a good deal.  When I saw the Canon Powershot SD1000, I knew it was it.  Love at first sight!  So I got it.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Microsoft Thin Client: Definitely not me

One computer shared by many was a dream.  Microsoft turns it into a reality.  The ThinClient platform dubbed Windows MultiPoint server 2010 will allow a whole room of 10 users using a single computer.                             
(credit: Microsoft)

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

eWaste: What can we do?

eWaste.  Not just the daily spams and ads (and your fb buddies' daily rants). "Electronic waste is increasingly filling up landfills in China and South Africa," - engadget.  The UN pointed out, improper recycling of electronic wastes (yes, those tv and computers included you replaced recently) by incineration or by merely throwing it directly to your ever loyal garbage can is harmful.  Discarded electronic items contain hazardous chemicals like lead and mercury and should not combined with regular waste.  To date, there is no formal eWaste collection and segregation in place in the Philippines.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Better than Netbooks in 2010

 Many of us could have postponed our purchase late last year for what's to come in 2010.  Rumors have surfaced that manufacturers will beef up netbook features to create higher margins.  For this post, I'll share more about some trends expected to grow in mobile computing.    

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